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works. there are examples around the work. even in america with lax weak gun protections there are in fact some regulations in some places and they make a difference. let's treat gun violence like any public health crisis which i would say losing 30,000 lives a year would qualify as a crisis. we need to treat it like the threat to public health and families that it is, treat a gun like any other consumer product. this is how we slash the death rate. enforcement and education. for guns it starts when congress stops being intimidated by the extremists and then just do what the majority of gun owners agree we should do. we new the assault weapon ban which maybe we'll introduce under the leadership of our dear friend and colleague, care lynn mccarthy. close the gun show loophole. for starters, things that n.r.a. members agree with. let's care as much about real guns as we do about toy gun consumer protection. to start us down the road of making our children safer by treating children's gun safety like their auto safety. all the air bags, anti-drunk driving campaigns, child se
did it. ♪ good day sunshine >>> good day, indeed. wake up america! we're still here. those doomsday predictions appear to be a dud. our cameras in times square at midnight to prove it. >> there's the clock -- three, two, one. okay. >> this morning, the sun is rising, right now, on a brand-new day. good morning, america. ♪ i'm in love and it's a sunny day ♪ >>> and there is the proof right there. it may be raining in times scare. but look at that beautiful sun rising over hollywood beach in florida this morning. >> why aren't we doing the show there? >> more proof positive that we have survived the mayan doomsday. so, happy friday, robin and everyone watching at home. welcome back to elizabeth. paula faris in for josh. >> it's great to be here this morning. and life is going on in many ways. take a look right now at the lines at chicago o'hare airport. more than 1,000 flights were canceled. and there are going to be long waits this weekend. it's a major hub for the country. a lot of flights if you're not going to chicago, go through chicago. >> a. busy travel day. >>> we're close
hook. at 7:00 tune into a special edition of "good morning america." entire show will be devoted to the tragedy. reporter laura anthony is also in connecticut and she will have live reports. >>> now back to our storm watch coverage. new storm moved into the bay area overnight in the santa cruz mountains are getting hit with showers this morning. reporter terry mcsweeney joins us live, how heavy are they? >> it's pretty light showers but it doesn't stop. it's been going for at least three hours up here, probably longer than that. take a look at pictures, at the summit give you an idea what is going on. you can see some cars and trucks going through. again, nothing heavy, but it just doesn't quit. now with the traffic getting a little heavier, probably a good time to keep that in mind. also, in the north bay, look at pictures we have from the golden gate bridge. showers this morning and video this morning around 2:30 this morning. i came across the golden gate bridge around 3:00, a little bit before, it was light showers at that time. it was coming down heavier down there than it h
in america. folks in littleton, colorado, once thought the same about their town. until the shooting at columbine. 13 years later, barry petersen reports the wounds there have still not healed. >> reporter: it was april 20, 1999. two heavily armed columbine students walked into their school and opened fire. they killed 12 students and one teacher before killing themselves. have you ever actually recovered from this? >> no. i mean -- >> reporter: still haunts you? >> yeah, it does. >> reporter: frank de angelis was the principal that day as he is today at columbine. what went through your mind when you heard about what happened in connecticut? you've been there. >> i was in a state of shock. immediately my heart was just broken and kind of nauseous, to be honest with you. >> reporter: his first thoughts were of the agonizing moments as the news spread. >> the thing that weighs on my mind is when parents are waiting in a room and students are not coming to them as the other parents receive their kids. and i'm sure every parent who is in connecticut today when they heard the news were w
ones. we have the latest on what is being called one of the worst shooting tragedy's in america's history. it has reignited that debate. live in sandy hook connecticut. good morning. >> good morning. every corner of this community is still mourning the loss of those innocent lives. every where you go people are shaking. the schools they are going to be closed tomorrow for more day of grieving. >> overnight they had vigils even "saturday night live" paid tribute to the victims. he described the last time he saw his daughter emily. >> she said she loved me i gave her a kiss and i went out the door. >> emily is one of the victims all of the children 1st graders 6 or 7 years old. 6 adults were also killed among them the school principal and psychologist both married with children. >> the principal of the school was running toward the shooter in order to protect her sue dents as was the school psychologist. >> the grim details dealt the grieving community another blow. some children were shot as many as 11 times. >> this probably is the worst i have ever seen. >> we are learning more
they have ink everyone grandchildren. you think everyone in america is hurting? not hurting, whether you're an or nra member or not, whether you're one of the, working for the nra? these are good people. >> reporter: so far most aying republicans are staying silent he gun is on the gun issue.ched out we reached out to more than two dozen of them they declined ourew interview requests. the the nra has also been silent they have not released a statement, norah and charlie, me they took their facebook and twitter pages because of all the you. messages they were receiving.>>> >> with us now chicago mayor ayor rahm emmanuel, president obama's former white house chief of heart, staff. good morning. >> good morning. >> will this lead to meaningful a action, a ban on assault weapons and more? >> >> yes to all of those but to break it down there is no doubt i think right now all of us allll of us are citizens and residents of newtown, connecticut, and so n, that's number one. i think there's a genuine outpouri outpouring in the country for action t action, this type of event, this is
of the holiday sweet tooth. a made in america treated look at you guys with your fancy-schmancy u-verse high speed internet. you know, in my day you couldn't just start streaming six ways to sunday. you'd get knocked off. and sometimes, it took a minute to download a song. that's sixty seconds, for crying out loud. we know how long a minute is! sitting, waiting for an album to download. i still have back problems. you're only 14 and a half. he doesn't have back problems. you kids have got it too good if you ask me. [ male announcer ] now u-verse high speed internet has more speed options, reliability and ways to connect. rethink possible. >> larry: in stanislaus county a marine is on mission after the shootings in connecticut. a young father wants to make sure the kids feel safe. >> he served two terms in iraq and one in afghanistan. the sergeant felt a new call to duty after watching the news last week. >> i'm tired of it. and marines stood in front of schools we would never had the connecticut shooting. >> i this is what the veteran did all day. parents and teachers dropped off coffee and
where bells will ring 26 times to honor the victims. report with the "good morning america"kpwplguá$n moments. >> those 26 bells for the 20 elementary school children who were killed and six of their teachers, administrators, the school principal, all the adults being called heroes in the wake of this tragic school shooting that has changed the face of the country. >> gunman also killed his mother then took his own life. again, this is where the bells will ring. similar ceremonies going on in several states among them. governor malloy will lead this event coming up in just a couple of minutes. we are getting word from -- >> announcer: had is an abc news special report. tragedy at sandy hook. >>> good morning i'm george stephanopoulos we are joining you share in a moment of silence for the youngibé childn and women killed in newton, connecticut one week ago. sandy hook the sight of the tragedy the whole country stricken by the news you see in newtown t flagshe.f9 flying at half-staff today, 9:30 eastern town in newton the bells will ring 26 times once for reach life lost.
markets and mcdonald's in america. smith and wesson is rolling in record profits. the maker of the rifles brought in a quarter billion dollars in profit last year. a fast growing part of the gun industry, military style semi automatic rifles and high capacity magazines for ammunition. gun shops report a surge in gun demand after newtown. some is is people looking to protect themselves or tighter gun control laws. in particular, they worry about coming restrictions to the ar-15 military-style rifles like the bushmaster style used at sandy hook elementary. stocks initially fell, but the demand for guns in america remains very strong. there 89 guns in america per 100 residents, the highest in the world. the size and health of this industry cannot be overstated. brooke? >> we roll on to the top of the hour. a lot to get here including the standoff over your taxes. here's what we are hearing now. there could be a vote on john boehner's fiscal cliff plan b tonight as president obama threatens to veto it. plus the man expected to be secretary of state questions the department he could soon take
. the president wants congress to reinstate a weapons ban that was in place but expired in 2004. he says america can no longer sit back to allow massacres like the one in connecticut to keep taking place. >> i will use all powers of this office to help advance efforts aimed at preventing more tragedies like this. we won't prevent them all, but that can't be an excuse not to try. >> the president says he supports a limit on high capacity clips and more stringent background checks and noted a culture glorifying gun asks violence must be examined and access to mental health care >> connecticut medical skmer wants to research adam lanza's brain to dempl if there are identifiable diseases associated with the violent behaveo, family and friends held funeral services for four students and the principal and steecher. soto died protecting her students. some escaped uninjured. one mourner who knew soto says she's not surprised by the bravery. >> there are good people out there. here being one of the best. and god bless her for being able to do what she did. because i don't know if i would have. >> the stu
owners in america are responsible. they buy their guns legally and use them safely. >> it is encouraging that most gun owners have stepped up to say there are steps we can take to prevent more tragedies like the one in new town. >> steps to protect our rights and protect our kids. >> the president has called on congress to pass legislation that bans the sale of military assault style weapons and high capacity ammunition clips. >> is also asked senator-- vice-president joe biden's come up with proposals by january to keep children safe including addressing mental health and school safety. >> the national rifle association will hold what they call a national news announcement the executive director will discuss what the group is calling meaningful contributions to prevent future mass shootings. >> in an earlier statement the nra says its members were " shocked, saddened and heartbroken by last are the shooting. >> will carry an announcement live at 745. >> john kerry will be nominated for secretary of state by prison the bottpreside >> john kerry expected to be the next secretary of state.
's not a parent in america who doesn't feel the same overwhelming grief that i do. the majority of those who died today were children. beautiful little kids between the ages of five and 10 years old. they had their entire lives ahead of them, birthdays, graduations, weddings, kids of their own. among the fallen were also teachers, men and women who devoted their lives helping their children fulfill their dreams so our hearts are broken today for the parents and grandparents, sisters and brothers of these little children. and for the families of the adults who were lost. our hearts are broken for the parents of the survivors as well. for as blessed as they are to have their children home tonight they know that their children's innocence has been torn away from them too early. >> the president also said the country must take what he called meaningful action to prevent today's shootings. you can send your condolences to the victims by going to our facebook page. you can postyour thoughts on our wall. >>> it all started around 9:30 a.m. eastern time when police learned that a shooter was inside the s
parent across america s breaking right now and when the president cried, the president was crying with them. >> they suggested by move on.org. >> we have more details on the victims and the shooting investigation on our website. that is cbssf.com. larry, it's 8:35. >> and that is right, it's sunday. and we have a lot of things going on. the question is what am i walking into? >> and after showers overnight, and that is a can't-miss forecast and that is a little bit of everything and we'll warm up and that is not feeling warm. you're looking at the ocean beach right now, by the way and later in the day, we expect more showers to be moving into the bay area and that is later tonight and then monday, looks wet for the bay area and we'll have the entire forecast for you in about five minutes. >> okay. >> and thank you. >>> gun owners turned in their weapon in exchange for cash this weekend n. oakland, the turnout was unprecedented. people started lining up for hours before the event began in oakland. the line stretching for blocks in east oakland. everyone came to exchange their firea
america to go in other words the rights of the few overcome the safety of the majority i don't think so i think america is ready ready or not.the battle to ban weapons like this one.is bound to be a tough one. >>reporter: maureen kelly kron4 news. >> the repercussions of the school massacre are being felt here in the bay area. schools safety - something many took for granted -is now being questioned. here is how some districts are addressing the fears of parents and students. from berkeley unified.while tragedies are very rare, when they do happen, our concern for the victims may bring worries about our own children and their day to day safety. we want you to know that all berkeley schools have safety plans and we run through drills frequently. and this from san francisco unified schools. in the wake of such a national tragedy, we redouble our efforts to work together to ensure that our students, families and school staff remain safe. the city and district are working closely together to immediately respond to schools and provide support needed in the event of any school crisis. kron 4's
america." >>> in difficult times like these, josh, i think a little nostalgia, a little song, really good for everybody. do they sing? >> they sing a few bars during the interview, we are going to have a performance coming up and again you are right, nose stallia, a little bit of -- nostalgia a little bit of comfort this morning. >>> this morninger speaker bane -- this morning house speaker boehner will -- the offer would not change the eligibility age for medicare. [ unintelligible ] >>> newtown tragedy is having a ripple effect on sporting goods industry. >> there are good deals for anyone shopping for a new truck. jane king is live at the new york stock exchange. >>> good morning. manager at dick's sporting goods in danbury, connecticut, temporarily halting sales of all semi-automatic weapons, cerberus capital private equity firm manage more than 20 billion dollars is going to sell its stake in freedom group which manufactures the bushmaster rifle that authorities say lanza used to murder his victims. cerberus said it was shocked and saddened by the attack. this morning a little higher
about our love affair with violence. >> violence in america would decrease if it was harder to get weapons. he took thousands during gun buy backses. >> we won't be able to take guns out of america's hands but we must talk to america about violence itself. >> the owners don't advocate violence. they have numerous gun safety classes. >> this is won the reasons we opened the range was to educate children, to train them in the correct way to use them. it can be a fun support. it doesn't have to be a dangerous support. >> gun rights advocates say the problem is the person behind the gun not the weapon itself. >> if people want to hurt another person they can use a baseball bat. >> the difference for baseball bat is for baseball. guns are for killing people. >> they are unite iffed pain -- united in pain and anger for the connecticut shooting. something needs to be done so no more children die in school. >>> police in orange county fired about 50 shots in a parking lot in an up skate new port beach shopping mall. someone captured the gun fire on home video. >> no one was injured and pol
. >> not just made in america but made in san francisco. the company making items for 112 years and could be around for another century. >> leigh: hi there again, i'm leigh glaser. more rain is in my seven-day forecast. we'll look at that, plus a little >>> we know how americans don't manufacture products anymore but we found a contradiction in our own beak yard. in conjunction with the made in america search, we're searching for local examples and found an item that everyone uses. >> on one of san francisco roz proudest streets, here's a ven easterly name for you, a mattress company has that survived despite being around longer than all of us. >> where in china do you make your mattresses? >> we're in china? i don't think so. reporter: robin, the third generation, her grandfather, edward, was a mattress equipment saysman from chicago who came to san francisco in 1898 with his brother, leonard. if they were to visit the factory on minnesota street today they would be proud to see the company they offend still -- they founded still going strong. >> the benefit is we're in charge of the qua
-year-olds with three to eleven bullets from this bushmaster in their body 20 of them. is this america?! i don't think so. >> senator feinstein also wants to ban big ammunition clips that hold more than 10 rounds. she is not the only politician speaking out. >> we are the only industrialized country that has this problem in the whole world, the only one. and that's why we need immediate national action from the president and from congress. it should be at the top of their agenda. >> new york mayor michael bloomberg also pushing for tougher national gun regulations. the mayor was surrounded today by dozens of people whose lived have been affected by gun violence. >>> and california could provide a reality check when it comes to a bitter fight over gun control laws. cbs 5 reporter grace lee tells us the state has its own history of gun tragedies, new laws and loopholes. grace. >> reporter: that's right. we may have some of the strictest gun control laws in the nation. senator leland yee says we're not going far enough. his bill to add gun control actually failed last year. this time arou
parent across america, is breaking right now. when the president cried, there were parents crying with him. i like to think that this can be a real moment for us. >> the delores park vigil was one of about 16 around the bay area that were suggested by the liberal organization moveon.org. >>> we have a lot more details on the victims and shooting investigation on our website, cbssf.com. >>> well, meanwhile, it is sunday here and we may have some rain on the horizon this morning. >> saw a little bit yesterday and sounds like we're not going to have a chance to dry out for sometime. >> not much. pretty good weather for the fungus around the bay area. cool weather as well. high-def doppler not picking up anything in terms of showers right now. anything that's falling this morning is very low level, below the radar. and so a few light showers this morning. right now, numbers are mostly in the 40s. we are going to be looking for another shot of rain moving through the bay area, coming in, first in the north bay this evening and spreading over the rest of the bay area tomorrow and monday
the lead in the fight for tighter gun control. >> is this america? >> i don't think so >>catherine: will have more on local schools and gun- control but first,grant lodes is standing by elementary school shooting. >> today, children across connecticut saw something classes. uniformed police are in or around most of the state's schools. but sandy hook school in newtown remains closed and may never reopen. truckloads desks, shelves, bulletin boards and abandoned backpacks. taken from the scene of the massacre to a recently closed school in nearby monroe. the former middle school is where the sandy hill students will resume classes. volunteer contractors spent the weekend installing smaller facilities for the younger students. >> when the children come in whenever the school has started they walk into a classroom that looks as close as possible as their classroom that they left." >> the sandy hill school remains a crime scene. state police working around the clock to determing what happened. >> we did sees significant evidence of the residents. it is a very painstaking processwe're go
>>> good morning, america. breaking overnight, killer storm. tornadoes hit the gulf coast with more than 30 twisters touching down. >> oh, wow. oh, look at that tornado. >> leaving thousands without power. and it's not over yet. >>> whiteout. 21 states under snow warnings, from texas to maine. the downfall causing highway pileups. and threatening to bring holiday travel to a halt. and get ready. a massive nor'easter is on the way. sam is here with the latest. >>> and the chilling note left by the killer in rochester, new york, who targeted the firefighters as they responded to that massive fire. the gruesome reason he set his neighborhood aflame. >>> and a million-dollar mixup. this family got the wrong lottery ticket. and struck it rich. now, they say they're set for life. >>> and a very good wednesday morning to you, america. we hope you all had a very merry christmas, if it's something you celebrate. great to have all of you with us this morning. robin, george, lara at home with their families. great to have paula faris, and rachel smith, host of "on the red carpet" back with us
politics gets in the way of america's progress. >> and they called on them to reach a prau phaoeuz or allow a vote on his plan that would among other things raise taxes on those making $250,000. >> i believe it could pass both houses as long as these leaders allow it to come to a vote. >> roy blunt delivered the republican spaupbs. >> the president's proposal to raise taxes on the top 2% of the americans will not even pay the interest on the trillion-dollar debt. >> and there is a plan that could include extending unemployment insurance benefits, and allowing tax rates to increase on the wealthiest americans. but this issue remains a major sticking point with many republicans resisting any tax inkraes at all. the last-minute process calls into question washington's ability to look at all the issues. >> meanwhile, americans watched with worry and frustration. >> i think they are all failing us a great deal and i am sick and tired of them fighting. >> it's the equivalent of worrying about your mortgage after you are already homeless. >> and meanwhile, president obama has been consistent in ra
or t lines shuttle bus in place towards west portal. >>> america's most popular car getting the worst marks in a new crash test from the insurance institute for highway safety the camry earned a poor rating in the recent crash test the group says the front wheel was pushed back bending the passenger compartment foot well inward. only two cars the 2013 accord and 2013 suzuki suzuki received top rating of good. >>> ahead, nasa looks to emeryville's pixar for inspiration on its next spacesuit. >>> trading underway on wall street. we go live to jane king at the new york stock exchange, next. >> reporter: new insight into the relationship between shooter lanza and his mother as the small connecticut community continues to bury its dead, >>> welcome back. check out where the rain will be today clear lake and cloverdale the rest of us increasing clouds and breezes, mid to upper 50s, 56+Ñy san francisco, 58 oakland, 57 san jose, rain well northó-qmÑ+n forecast low to mid 60s sunshine in southern california the sierra is quiet today that is the key, today, starting tomorrow morning through
will hear the rest of her story coming up on "good morning america." in newtown they are sending their children to other schools as sandy hook remains closed. >> bay area schools are addressing concerns about school security as kids head back to the classrooms this morning. some school districts have reached out to police departments to review safety procedures. for other districts like in oakland, the threat of violence is something they deal with on a regular basis. teachers are being briefed on how to discuss any questions students might have about friday's shooting in connecticut amy hollyfield will have much more in a live report coming up in 30 minutes. >> out of the tragedy at sandy hook elementary there is a remarkable on story of survival this morning. a little girl teacher told her to play dead. she was the only one to make it out live. >> she was the first to run out of school building covered in blood from head to toe. in the first word said, mommy, i'm okay, but all my friends are dead. >> the pastor and the little girl's family is suffering survival's guilt. >> ther
. there will be a special edition of "good morning america"" at 7:00 a.m. it will be broadcast from the scene of the shooting in newtown, connecticut. >>> an investigation is underway after an off duty chp officer was killed in a head on accident in fairfield. it happened before 6:00 on highway 12 at red top road last night. the officer was on his personal motorcycle when he hit a pickup truck turning left in front of him. the officer was thrown and hit by a honda. the unidentified officer was pronounced dead at the scene. >> an 82-year-old man is facing felony charges of vehicular manslaughter after he was involved in a terrifying crash that took three lives yesterday on interstate 280 in san mateo county. nick smith has the latest on the investigation. >> sky 7 h. d. was over the scene minutes before the crash at i 280 on edgewood road. the dreyer pulled next to the median to fix a flat tire. it was then police say this black volkswagon swerved into the center divide and crashed into the lexus. >> there were four people total. three of the people were pronounced at the scene. >> a 28-year-o
and demographic changes and the president is both the symbol and in some ways the architect of this new america. mr. obama also received the honor in 2008 when he was president election. >>> you may not think of the golden state as being king of black oil but that may be about to change i am >> which high paying jobs don't need four years of college to get? jane king is live at the new york stock exchange. tell me! >>> good morning. believe it or not california stands a good chance of becoming the nation's top oil producing state within a decade the government sold leases covering 18,000 acres last week, occidental amid the dominant bidders analysts forecasting a california "renaissance. stronger open this morning, slightly, s&p a little lower, optimism over the fiscal cliff, a lot of caution as well as you can see. bloomberg index is a little higher. with college tuition skyrocketing more families are considering community college to save money forbes broke down the best paying jobs for community college grads, air traffic controllers top the list with six figure median salary. other high payi
, but as a parent. >> i know there's not a parent in america who doesn't feel the same overwhelming grief that i do. >> reporter: it was an emotional side of the president rarely seen in public. he repeatedly wiped away tears and paused to compose himself. >> the majority of those who died today were children, beautiful little kids between the ages of 5 and 10 years old. they had their entire lives ahead of them -- birthdays, graduations, weddings, kids of their own. >> reporter: it was almost two years ago the president was called to be consoler in chief after a different act of gun violence in tucson where congresswoman gabby giffords was shot and six others were killed. >> we mourn with you for the fallen. we join you in your grief. >> reporter: today the president recited a grim list of other places now known for horrific gun violence on his watch. a shopping mall in oregon, a sikh temple in wisconsin, a movie theater in colorado. today the president suggested he might take some action. >> we're going to have to come together to take meaningful action to prevent more tragedies like this regardl
are admitting in the wake of the new town tragedy. time for new attitudes about america's gun laws. denise is in the news room. >> several die hard pro gun senators are shifting their positions saying they can no longer bring them to gun safety policies. family members of victims are in washington and call on congress to implement change. calling for tighter gun control laws. >> we're here because we know america is greater than those awful moments. we're here because we envision in america that's known as the nation that solves this terrible gun violence epidemic once and for all. we can do this. we can do this. >> west virginia democrat was one of the first senators to say it is time for a new debate about gun control. he spoke with president obama and called for all sides to come to the table. >> the brady campaign emphasizes all conversations must be respectful of the second amendment. >>> after weeks of deadlock, there are signs of the government close to a fiscal cliff deal. daniel reports on president obama's latest counter offer to prevent year end tax hikes for middle class americ
. and you are sending a message to all of america and believe me the hearts and prayers of america are with you tonight. >> mourners stayed at the church hours after the service ended to pray and remember the victims. >> new town is more than 300 years old, in the southwest part of the state. it was founded in 1705 . many people who live there work and drive to new york city. new town is well off economicly with a medium household income of $108,000. today $108,000. >> an oregon mall where a gunman opened fire killing three has reopened with tight security. memorial books and stars will be available throughout the weekend for shoppers at the town center near portland to leave messages. mourners also attended a vigil and plans in the works for a permanent memorial. officials say extra security is in place. >> the connecticut school shooting is also drawing comparisons to the columbine tragedy where two students killed 13. some survivors say news of the connecticut shooting was particularly difficult to hear because they are now parents themselves. first responders at columbine
. >> and that is president obama as he seeks to comfort the community of newtown community and the rest of america in services this evening recall the horror of the shooting and the innocence of the victims. mr.obama met with the families of the 26 killed. he called on the nation to do more to keep children safe. >>> meantime new information is coming to light about how gunman adam lanza pulled out friday's shooting. he used his rifle to blow the door open. he then killed the principal and school counselor. >> churchgoers in newtown were traumatized once again today when someone phoned in a death threat during services. the saint rose of lima catholic church was evacuated then a s.w.a.t. team searched the facilities for an hour. the threat scared churchgoers who had gone to solice. >> you saw these young children who go to sandy hook school and they were here for service and they were just crying. >>> we have team coverage tonight, we have ktvu's john sasaki in newtown. >> reporter: locals and visitors alike are paying their respects. >> we're thankful that we have our children and we're just, we
around the country today, every corner of this united states of america bringing you the news of the day. not only that, giving you a chance to sound off. we will put the microphone in your hands. you can tell us what these issues all mean to you. good to see you. thank you so much for joining united states. we are coming to you live from our nation's capitol. our studio right here on capitol hill. just down the street from the united states capitol building. we can see it from here, and they can hear us from there. and hear your voice as well. give us a call at 866-55-press. join the conversation. we will have the first time callers, an army of operate orders standing by to take your calls. follow us on twitter at bp show at bp show or facebook.com/bill press show. we got the remnant, the holiday remnants. >> no remnants here peter chooses not to be here, that's on him. we are doing just fine. >> bill: peter chose his family over spending this holiday week with us. >> dan: some people are not dedicated to the cause >> bill: i can't under
and existing homes sales. >> a big fail for the toyota camry. america's most popular car fared poorly in this new front crash test by the insurance institute for highway safety. in the test, the camry's front wheel ended up bending the passenger compartment footwell inward. the steering was pushed so far off -- the airbags did *not deploy. the toyota prius -v- hybrid wagon didn't perform any better -- it also earned a "poor" rating. honda's accord sedan and the suzuki kizashi received the institutes top rating of "good" in the crash test. >> it's showtime for u-p-s! the carrier says today's peak shipping day will be the busiest in its history. the men and women in brown will deliver 28 million packages in the u-s. that's about 300 parcels every second! tomorrow's the deadline to make sure your gifts arrive by christmas eve. 5:11 we will be back this is a live look to the approach. very quiet. things looking clear and concord, it is only 31 degrees. that is another cold one below 32 degrees. 56 degrees expected, later. (music) >> it is chilly here however, a strong storm is pounding t
. >> the strength of the nra that more than half of the abuts in america have guns, own guns, have them in their homes. >> brown: they already may be having affect, gun store owners around the country have reported their stock is flying off the shelves. >> we have christmas business, hunting season business now we have the political business. >> brown: back in newtown the focus remained on coping with a christmas ravaged by grief. local post office received a flood of cards with messages of hope and towns people expect to light hundreds of outdoor candles tonight for the 26 shooting victims. >> ifill: still to come on the newshour, egypt's troubled referendum; medical marijuana runs into federal law; special elections coming to the senate; helping haiti's orphans; and hundred years of "poetry" magazine. but first, with the other news of the day. here's kwame holman. >> holman: the christmas of 2012 began arriving around the world this evening. in bethlehem, manger square was adorned in decorations and lights, and christian pilgrims and others celebrated midnight mass at the church of
. and that was especially true today. i know there's not a parent in america who doesn't feel the same overwhelming grief that i do. the majority of those who died today were children. beautiful little kids between the ages of five and 10 years old. they had their entire lives ahead of them. birthdays, graduations, weddings, kids of their own. >> reporter: the president said that the nation must in his words take meaningful action to prevent more tragedies like today's shooting. >>> as you saw the president was emotional when he spoke earlier today. it was about a four minute long statement and you can hear all of it just go to ktvu.com. >>> signs of tragedy in connecticut can be seen here in the bay area. at the federal building in oakland the flag was lowered to half staff. the president has ordered all flags be lowered to half staff until tuesday. scenes like this one in san francisco played out across the country this evening. >>> other leaders reacting throughout the day about this shooting. both of california senators were quick to send out statements this first one from senator dianne feinstein. s
possible. >>> i know there is not a parent in america who does not feel the same overwhelming grief that i do. the majority of those who died today were children. beautiful little kids between the ages of 5 and 10 years old. they had their entire lives ahead of them. >> president barack obama said that his first reaction to today's shooting was as a parent, not a commander in chief. in the wake of the elementary school shooting in connecticut, children trying to process what happened and it can be a difficult task for parents who want to help them. >> reporter: the images are heart wrenching, school kids in in connecticut consoled by their parents as they flee the scene of a mas shooting. they say -- phasdz mass shooting. >> kids, like all of us, respond immediately to other people's faces. and, i think you need to give your kids a chance to talk about what they feel. >> it is a conversation some parents are aphencive about. >> i don't know how i would be able to deal with talking to them. just thinking about it and imagining it if it was my sop's school. >> it will be difficult but we -
giffords said the discussion can no longer wait. and feinstein is calling on congress to debate america's gun culture. declaring weapons of war don't belong on our streets or in our theaters, shopping malls and schools. >> it was very similar to the day that i was shot. >> reporter: activist mindy fikelstein was surrounded by children when a man opened fire. >> the problem is too many guns. people who shouldn't get their hands on gun have the ability to do so. >> reporter: the pistols used today a glock and a sig. and connecticut like california has strict rules. >> the united states, 8,400 deaths a year due to gun violence. we have got to do something about it. and congress has got to get a backbone. >> these children were murdered, brutally murdered in the place where they felt safe. >> reporter: scenes like these always take her back. >> i was brought to my knees, i left work in tears and have basically been under a blanket all day. >> but more than anguish she hopes for outrage and action. >> call the white house, call your congressman, e-mail, go to we are better than this.org. the
's my lucky day because i'm getting a private lesson from the most famous cheerleader in america. >> you have to have confidence in -- swag and confidence in it. >> wait a minute. swag and confidence? 10-year-old christian bodker stole the show from the gorgeous tampa bay buccaneers cheerleaders during sunday's big game. no wonder the video went viral. just look at his moves. now he's showing me what he's got, or trying to. i'll do backup. >> thank you so much for watching. >> we will see you next time. (male announcer) live from the kron 4 news station, this is the kron 4 news. >> the nation is mourning the death of so many young children at a connecticut elementary school. tory dunnan joins us from newtown with new information on the victims. >>reporter:27 people were killed yesterday. most of them. children just 6 and 7 years old. we can now put names and faces to those killed at sandy hook elementary school. among them, 27-year- old first grade teacher, victoria soto. her family says she died trying to protect her students. robbie parker lost his daugter emilie. >> "she always had so
sparked a debate over gun control in a culture of violence in america. >> gun violence is a national tragedy that demands more than words. that is why we need immediate nation action. >> we haven't done enough to fulfill our number one obligation to protect our children. >> group is calling for better gun control. it plans to send a delegation to washington on tuesday to prevent a similarity nightmare from striking another community. >> do something now and leave here with some pro active action. >> reporter: in the mean time the police investigation is ongoing at this point. investigators are putting all the pieces together to come up with a time line and a motive to release to the public. in newton, connecticut. >> the victims are being honored across the country including here in the biarea. tonight there was a -- bay area. tonight there was a candlelight vigil. kron 4's reggie kumar said they wanted some way to show support and sadness. >> perhaps you are angry, angry at the shooter, angry at the conditions. >> reporter: during monday night's vigil he described the shooting in ne
slaughtered. that cannot be tolerated in america. >> reporter: a new grass roots group, newtown united, sent a delegation to washington tuesday to meet with the brady campaign to prevent gun violence and families of victims of the 1999 shooting at columbine high school. >> these people here before you, because they refuse to be statistics. they've been through hell and back. and they don't want it to happen to the rest of you. >> reporter: funerals began monday for the 20 children and six adults killed. tuesday, families said their final goodbyes to two more 6- year-olds. jessica ricos and james matioli. today the medical examiner is releasing new information about the suspected shooter and his mother saying at this point no one has claimed their bodies. he also says the mother was shot four times in the head, tori. while she was sleeping. >> all right, thank you in newtown connecticut, thank you. >>> and here in the bay area, there are several candlelight vigils scheduled for the victims in connecticut. tonight, in pleasanton, people will gather at the amrel park at 6:00. and tomorrow in fa
thing that can save america now, current television. [ ♪ music ♪ ] ♪ i'm riding in your car ♪ ♪ you turn on ♪ >> stephanie miller. ♪ i say i don't like ♪ >> stephanie miller. ♪ because you know i'm a liar ♪ ♪ fire ♪ >> stephanie: it is "the stephanie miller show." welcome to it. 51 minutes after the hour. 1-800-steph-12 the phone number toll free from anywhere. paul -- hi, marlene. >> caller: hi. greetings from liberal portland. yes, i've been a teacher for 25 years. 11 years at a high school. this is the home of the clackamas mall shooting. and just afterwards, there were two gun incidents where i teach across the river in vancouver washington with students bringing guns to school and another one with a threat. and i have never ever been afraid of my students. and my students are so afraid right now. the last two days, this is the first day of my vacation. the last two days, they have been afraid. some of them have stayed home. and i don't want a gun. i'm sorry. teachers should not
from nine bay area hospitals operated by better health and the hospital corporation of america. the strike is the eight since last september over contract issues. >> some sprinkles around the bay today. >> leigh: gloomy, cold, mt. hamilton, trace amounts of snow, and we're caught in a cold air scenario. the cold iris trapped close to the surface, and i was cold today with the rain coming through as well. high definition east bay cam right now, looking towards the west. kind of mercky towards san francisco as well. trying to deal with low clouds and also fog moving in. folks, here's a look at live doppler 7hd. you can see that much of what is falling south of san jose on the light side. earlier today as this very weak frontal system hit the coast, brought the north bay a quarter inch of rain, and then as it pushed south, just kind of started to dissipate. disintegrate. right now we'll take you over to milpitas where we're picking up light rain. and san jose, sunny vail, from what -- in your neighborhood and moderate rain moving to the east, gilroy, hollister, wet pavement, some
on "good morning america," the man who mentored adam lanza will give us his memories as a nation tries to understand why hit happened. >> bay area students going back to school for the first time since friday's shooting rampage. administrators will try to calm nerves and remind students, parents and staff the safety plans they have in place. amy is live in san francisco. >> reporter: if you know a teacher, then you probably are aware they spent a weekend in reflection. one teacher said this is like the 9/11 for teachers. many teachers say they spent the last couple of days thinking about what they were going to say to their students and how they were going to ease to their fears and about faith at school. that is why the united educators sent out an e-mail this weekend with a guide to help steer the conversation. this is heavy burden for teachers. >> there should be a safe place. schools should be the safest place in a child's life. it should be a place of refuge in tiosh learning. >> california emergency management offers tips on its website, you should know your school's action plan.
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will do in america is hug our children a little tighter and tell them that we love them and remind each other how much we love one another. there are families in connecticut that cannot do that tonight. >> one of the six adults killed was 47-year-old, the school's principal. she was known for her playful passion and just a month ago she dressed up as a sandy hook book fairy wearing a crown to inspire first graders to read. >> we're learning about the brave teachers who desperately tried to protect young students from the gunman. police s.w.a.t. teams tried to find the shooter. a first great teacher was killed in the attack. she put herself between the shooter and children. "good morning america" george stephanopolous talked with her cousin who learned of her last acted. >> my cousin vicky, took the students and shielded the children in the closet trying to protect them in between the gunman and kids. yes, she is a hero. her life dream was to be a teacher. her instincts kicked in and protected the children from the harm that was coming. i'm sure she heard what was going on and went into
parent in america will do. which is hug our children a little tighter and we'll tell them we love them. and we'll remind each other how deeply we love one another. but there are families in connecticut who cannot do that tonight. and they need all of us right now. in the hard days to come the community needs us to be at our best as americans ask i will do everything in my power as president to help. >> the president ordered flags to be lowered to half staff in honor of the victims. he said america has endured too many tragedies and says meaningful action needs to be taken to prevent incidents like it regardless of the politic autos abc 7 news viewers expressing condolences to those touched by the tragedy on our face book page, we invite to you share your thoughts. >> but it's very difficult to express with words how devastating this tragedy is. >> yes. wayne freedman shows us the moments of raw emotion today, between headlines. >> this is the day when the names sandy hook elementary school and newtown, connecticut changed forever. once obscure, they're now infamous. >> like you, you kn
will today convene his first meetings to find ways to reduce gun violence in america in the wake of the connecticut school massacre. more young victims will be buried today. katie marzullo is in the newsroom. more than two dozen funerals for children, teachers and faculty shot in newton, connecticut. this morning the country's second in command begins his new task of finding ways to prevent similar mass shootings. tropical depression the vice president will meet with law enforcement officers from around the country. the president is pressing lawmakers to reinstate a ban on military-style assault weapons. the tragedy at sandy hook element there appears to be to have been -- elementary, appears to have been a tipping point. even a gun rights democrat suggests something has chained. >> i will deficient the second amendment to my dying breath i'm a proud owner and live time member with the nra i've always been i also have a responsible to say come to the table, i want to hear both sides. >> reporter: there will be more services today. abc news in new york reports there will be five f
to protect our children in our schools? >> reporter: the nra proposes a new program to protect america's schools called national school shield. but they were not able to protect their own news conference from protesters, including the group code pink. >> the nra has blood on its hands! >> it's horribly -- a horribly poor choice to say that the answer to gun violence is to put more guns out there. >> reporter: andrew butt is in the contra costa school district. the school district deploys 20 armed police officers in all of its high schools and middle schools at a cost of $2 million a year. the district has put no cops in its three dozen elementary schools and has no plans or money to do so. >> i'm glad we're having that conversation, because i think we have experience in it. i think it's an overreaction, if you want to know my position as a duly elected school board member. how am i going to put armed police officers at 50 schools? >> reporter: on top of that $2 million for armed security officers, the district says it spends $5 million on security overall, money it would desperately ra
bullets from this bushmaster in their bodies, 20 of them. is this america? i don't think so. >> senator dianne feinstein also wants to ban large ammunition clips. feinstein says that she has heard from pro gun democrats who now seem willing to support changes to gun laws. >>> but the idea of new gun restrictions is likely to cause a fierce political fight. cbs 5 reporter grace lee on a state senator who knows that all too well. grace. >> reporter: senator leland yee fought for more gun corollas year in the wake of the colorado aurora movie theater shootings. it failed. but now he says he is not afraid of a tough fight and believes that california needs to lead the nation as they have often done in the past. 23 years ago the cleveland elementary school shooting left five kids dead and 29 wounded. it's now known as the stockton massacre. and it led to an outright ban on assault weapons in california. we though it couldn't get any worse. >> the connecticut shooting is a wake-up call for america. >> reporter: until now, with 20 children shot and killed in newtown, connecticut, senator lelan
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